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Bristol RE SHN 770 F

SHN770F was delivered as United Automobile's RE70 during Apr 1968.

It had 43 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 17085.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number RELH-4-171) was powered by a Gardner engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Sep 1980.


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   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
 United Cream/Olive Green coach United Automobile RE70  London Previously listed on eBay   
 NBC Express United Automobile 1270  London    

Diary for SHN770F

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Apr 1968 Built for:United Automobile RE70   United Cream/Olive Green coach 
Jan 1969 Renumbered United Automobile 1270    
Mar 1975   Middlesborough Gloucestershire's Buses  
Nov 1976   Middlesborough   
By May 1977 Repaint    NBC Express 
27 Nov 1977   Peterlee   
By Nov 1978 Renumbered United Automobile 6134  Bradley Slater NBC Stock Book 1979  
By Nov 1978 Repaint    NBC Red/White DP 
Sep 1980 Withdrawn by:United Automobile    

Owners shown above in Green are preservationists, Red are dealers, Blue for PSV use and brown for None-PSV.

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